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Military Affairs Programming & Events

Committee Purpose: The Military Affairs Committee promotes a positive working relationship among employers and area military and veterans groups.

Kelsey Doom, President & CEO

Military Affairs Committee Staff Liaison

Kelsey Doom
President & CEO


Russ Chavez – Chair, SDSU Veterans Affairs Director

Robert Hurd – Vice Chair, American Legion; Vet. Memorial

Lisa Steenson– Ray's Corner Meeting Location Sponsor

Bill Flippo – SD National Guard
Brant Mathiason – American Legion
Charles Burge – SDSU Army ROTC
Connie Johnson – SDSU Veterans Affairs
Courtney Steffen – Veterans Service Officer
Darwin Tolzin – VFW
David Zoelle – VFW
Eric Lee – Brookings Police Department
Erin Tedesco – Air Force ROTC
Geoffrey Pollman – Brookings Police Department
Jason Kettwig – SDSU Army ROTC
Leo Stirling – Rolling Thunder/VFW
Lois Ladegaard – Auxiliary VFW
Loren Hanson – VFW Commander; Rolling Thunder
Rebecca Trygstad – 3M
Robert Hill – DAV
Roger Hansen – VFW
Waylon T. Skelton – Army MAJ, LG, SDARNG